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DOL ANNOUNCES THE START OF THE 2016 SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING PROGRAM
(April 12, 2016)
Commissioner of Labor Catherine A. Hendry, Esq., is pleased to announce that the department has begun accepting and processing Summer Youth Employment applications for the 2016 Summer Youth Work Experience and Training Program. All “In and Out of School” Youth between the ages of 14 to 25 are invited to register for the approximate Seven Hundred and Twenty (720) available slots. Applications are available from and can be submitted electronically through the department’s website at . They can also be picked up at any of the Department of Labor office locations on both islands. St. John residents may pick up registration forms at St. John Administrator’s Office. A Summer Employment Fact Sheet is also available online providing additional information for participants and parents. This summer, priority will be applied to individuals who:

a) have not previously participated in a work experience;
b) high School Juniors and Seniors;
c) Out-of-School/Unemployed & Dislocated Youth.

Youths, under age of 18, should be accompanied by a parent/guardian to sign authorization for participation in the program. All applicants should be prepared to provide a) proof of their educational and legal residency status; b) proof of enrollment in college, high school, c) evidence of a social security card; d) Photo ID; and copy of a resume if available.

If you have any questions regarding this information please email us at hireayouth@vidol.gov or contact Shenika Sebastien on St. Thomas at (340)776-3700 ext. 2080 or Kendra Young on St. Croix at (340-773-1994 x 2145.

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